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Activities 2016

19May '19

Open circle at d’Yserpasserelle

  • When Sunday, the 19th of May 2018, from 08h00 to 12h00
  • Where d’Yserpasserelle Centre, Linde Street 17A, 8691 Alveringem (between Ieper and Veurne)
  • What ‘Breakfast at the farm’ is a warm moment to gather at the farm, where the guests, after an extensive breakfast made with farm products, and a tour of the farm, will make time for reflection and personal growth. Sunday, the 19th of May has special meaning for Siska, the initiator. The themes for the morning will be hope and despair, love and saying farewell, letting go and keeping dreams alive.  We are planning a circle, a moment in which we can share something about our inner life and life experience with each other. Each person does it in his own way. A circle is not a debate; rather, it’s an invitation to become quiet, and to listen to yourself and each other.  Being present is the most important thing. Anybody can speak, but nobody is obliged to.
  • Program
    08h00 – 10h00: Extensive breakfast with regional and farm products
    10h00 – 10h30: Tour of the farm with Siska, initiator and host, sharing parts of her personal life journey
    10h30 – 12h00: Circle
  • Entrance 35 euro/pp (max 25 participants)
  • Booking Book via mail with Siskainfo@dyzerpasserelle.com or 0497 93 12 88
22Mar '19

Ritual of Remembrance Birchwood tree circle

  • When Friday the 22nd of March 2019
  • Where Birchwood tree circle, Zoniën Forest, Brussels
  • What 32 People died on the 22nd of March 2016 as a result of the attacks on Maelbeek Metro station and Zaventem Airport. The Brussels minister of the environment, Céline Frémault, commissioned landscape architect Bas Smets to create a place of remembrance with 32 birchwood trees in the eastern part of the Zoniën forest. In this circle, We have the choice in organising a ritual of remembrance for the victims of the attacks, those affected and anybody who would like to make time on the day for reflection and connection.
  • Program
    14u30 – 15u30: A moment of silence – Silence for Peace
    16u – 17u15: Circle of  We have the choice with musical performance
  • Entrance Free
  • Booking  Booking is essential – more info will follow soonSave the date
27Feb '19

Circle with kindergarten teachers

  • When Wednesday the 27th of February 2019
  • Where Antwerp
  • What Within the framework of a study day, we will introduce teachers of a kindergarten to the cohesive power of a circle.
  • Participation Exclusively for the teachers of the school
25Feb '19

Circle at the ‘Mysterie van Onderwijs’

  • When Monday 25 March 2019 from 17h to 21h
  • Where Mysterie Hub Antwerp, Theatergarage Borgerhout
  • What Together with the Mysterie van Onderwijs we explore how circles can be used in change processes in schools and which collaborations are possible.
  • Participation By invitation only
21Dec '16

Circle

  • When? 21 december 2016 – 18:00h
  • When? Galerie Ravenstein 48, Brussels
  • Hosts? Igor, Stien
20Dec '16

Circle Vredeshuis

  • When? 20 december 2016 – 18:00h
  • Where? Sint-Margrietstraat 8, Ghent
  • Hosts? Karen, Hilde
1Dec '16

Circle Wolfsflow

  • When? 1 december 2016 – 18:30h
  • Where? Landsroemlaan 64, Brussel
  • Hosts? Kristin, Stien, Ingrid
5Nov '16

Hart boven Hard

  • When? 5 november 2016 – 16:00h
  • Where? Brussels
2Nov '16

Circle Vormingplus

  • When? 2 november 2016 – 18:00h
  • Where? Reigerstraat 8, Gand
  • Hosts? Kristin, Karen, Stien
1Nov '16

Circle Wolfsruimte

  • When? 1 november 2016 – 17:00h
  • Where? Avenue des Gloires Nationales 64, Brussels
  • Hosts? Kristin, Karen, Stien
12Oct '16

Circle Cidse

  • When? 12 oktober 2016 – 19:00h
  • Where? Stevinstraat 16, Brussels
  • Hosts? Dorothy, Hilde
10Sep '16

Circle De Markten

  • When? 10 september – 10:00h
  • Where? Oude Graanmarkt 5, Brussels
  • Hosts? Kristin, Julie, Karen
22Aug '16

Circle Groupe P&V

  • When? 22 august 2016 – 18:00h
  • Where? Koningsstraat 151, Brussel
  • Hosts? Dorothy, Stien
4Aug '16

Circle Vormingplus

  • When? 4 august 2016 – 18.30h
  • Where? Reigerstraat 8, Ghent 
  • Hosts? Karen, Igor
20Jul '16

Circle Vormingcentrum VCOK

  • When? 20 july 2016 – 19.30u
  • Where? Raas Van Gaverestraat 67a, Ghent
  • Hosts? Kristin, Hilde, Ria
19May '16

Cirkel

  • When? 19 may 2016 at 16h
  • Where? FOD Mobiliteit en Vervoer, Vooruitgangstraat 56, Brussels
  • Hosts? Kristin, Chris, Ewoud
22Mar '16

14 cirkels / wakes

  • When? between 22 march 2016 and 27 april 2016 – 21h
  • Où? Beersel
  • Quoi? 14 circles

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​Good to know:
In a Circle you can speak your own language. The facilitators speak Dutch, French and/or English depending on the people present. Even if you do not understand everything everybody says, we see time after time that listening in a Circle takes place on many levels. The language of silence and connection is universal.

Principles in a Circle:

  • What is shared in a Circle is confidential.
  • Each participant agrees to participate authentically and respectfully, and treats the others as equivalent.
  • We speak from human being to human being. This means that nobody speaks in the capacity of a role, function or rank.
  • No press, no pictures, unless all participants have expressed their agreement explicitly.